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Bain Allowed Back To Dunedin

Bain Allowed Back To Dunedin

Wellington, Feb 5 NZPA - Murder accused David Bain has been allowed back to Dunedin for the first time since his conviction for the murder of five family members there in 1995, in order to prepare for his retrial next month.

Sentencing Of Nia's Killers Sparks Anger And Despair

Sentencing Of Nia's Killers Sparks Anger And Despair

Wellington, Feb 5 NZPA - The sentencing of toddler Nia Glassie's killers and torturers sparked an outpouring of anger and despair inside and outside the High Court in Rotorua.

Heartland Rugby Player Jailed For Eight Years

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - A provincial rugby representative convicted of beating and raping his wife has been jailed for eight years.

It's Unacceptable For A Minister To Tell People To Break The Law

It's Unacceptable For A Minister To Tell People To Break The Law

The Public Service Association wants to know what Prime Minister John Key is going to do about Cabinet Minister Rodney Hide recommending people break the law.

Taupo Man To Circle NZ For Cancer

Local Taupo resident Sid Lane will be undertaking a once in a lifetime challenge this month in his gyrocopter to raise money for cancer.

Alleged Accomplice Of Motorway Shooting Accused Admits Charges

Auckland, Feb 4 NZPA - A woman police say was an accomplice of alleged motorway gunman Stephen McDonald in the lead-up to the fatal shooting by police of a teenage courier driver has admitted five charges today.

Asia Pacific Sees Record Outsourcing Contract Award Volume In 2008

Asia Pacific Sees Record Outsourcing Contract Award Volume In 2008

Region experiences 40 percent increase in the number of outsourcing

contracts during second half of 2008 according to the TPI Index

Nia Case Sparks Tougher Sentencing Call

Nia Case Sparks Tougher Sentencing Call

Wellington, Feb 4 NZPA - The sentencing of Rotorua toddler Nia Glassie's killers today has sparked calls for tougher sentences, earlier intervention in troubled families and wider reporting of abuse.

Police Consider Charge Over Theft Of Home Detention Gear

Christchurch, Feb 4 NZPA - Police are pondering whether to drop the charge of theft of a $4500 home detention anklet for a 24-year-old who absconded while serving his sentence.

Time To Stop Cycle Of Violence, Children's Commissioner Says

Time To Stop Cycle Of Violence, Children's Commissioner Says

In response to the sentences handed down today to those responsible for the death of three-year-old Nia Glassie, Children's Commissioner Dr Cindy Kiro said it is now time to focus on stopping the cycle of violence, to prevent further tragedies.